Camogli: Traditional Food Tasting Walking Tour
- Duration: 2 hours
Smell the flowers, the olive trees, and lemons, while admiring incredible landscapes. Discover an ancient local bakery where the “galletta del marinaio” was invented, and visit a church built more than 1,000 years ago. You will be free to explore and bike around at your own pace, with no worries about parking or missing a train. Visit the most amazing typical Ligurian fisherman villages of Portofino and Camogli, and take pictures from a secret lookout point up on the mount of Portofino. Up there you will be welcome to eat genuine, homemade local food (included in your tour). This is what this self-guided bike tour is about. Your roadbook and custom map will allow you to stop in the best hidden gems of the territory, without having to depend on others or on a schedule. The eBikes (with assisted pedaling) allow you to do some enjoyable workout without getting too tired or exhausted, and ...
Explore the Liguria region on a half-day hiking trip through the stunning Portofino Park. Taste traditional Italian cuisine during lunch with a beautiful seaside view, and be amazed by the secret beach of San Fruttuoso. Meet your guide at the train station in Camogli and start your tour through the beautiful Portofino Natural Park. After a couple of hours hiking through the Mediterranean forest, reach the old Agririfugio Molini water mill. Stop here for lunch with an outstanding view. Continue to San Fruttuoso Bay and relax on one of the most beautiful beaches in Liguria. Return to Camogli by ferry and admire views of the natural park from the sea.
Start your tour in Camogli with a guided walk through the village to discover its hidden spots. Once you reach the port of Camogli, board a ferry and enjoy the ride to San Fruttuoso, admiring the stunning coastline. San Fruttuoso is tucked away in a tiny, pristine bay between Camogli and Portofino, surrounded by lush vegetation. Take a guided tour of the amazing stone abbey, then enjoy some free time for lunch. Relax and swim at ones of the most beautiful beaches in Liguria. Continue by ferry to Portofino, the most famous place in Liguria. Explore the fishing village filled with pastel-colored houses, seafood restaurants, and cobbled squares. Walk to the lighthouse to admire the amazing views. At the end of the tour, your guide will show you how to reach your next destination.
You will meet your sommelier/wine producer in front of the wonderful Church of San Rocco di Camogli, a beautiful village on top of Camogli. From here you will walk with your guide and enjoy the beauty of the nature that surrounds you. Upon your arrival to the Location, a wonderful old olive mill, you will begin your wine-tasting experience. You will learn the history of the local wine tradition, the cultivation method, and the wine production process. Throughout your experience, you will discover five different wines from different Ligurian wineries and taste them with the help of a sommelier. Your entire tasting experience will be accompanied by typical products such as Taggiasca olives and Focaccia.
Meet your chef at the meeting point where you will then be transfered to a beautiful villa called "La mela secca". At this villa, you will be able to enjoy the cooking course with a breathtaking view of the sea. In this magical place you will learn how to make pesto with the traditional "mortar", a Carrara marble mortar. By the end of the lesson, you can relax with aperitif, delight yourself with a taste of your handmade pesto upon a traditional "Focaccia" bread and a glass of wine. Take the opportunity to ask the chef recommendations of places to eat while in the region or for further tips on regional cooking. The tour will end with a transfer back to the meeting point of the tour, by private transfer.
Dive into the world of Ligurian cuisine on a 3-hour tour in the picturesque fishing village of Camogli. Appreciate the views from the highest point in the village, and taste a range of traditional dishes. Meet your guide at the taxi station in front of Camogli train station, and take a private transfer to the tour's starting point. Begin your culinary journey with a typical Capponadda. This is a fresh salad made with traditional Gallette del Marinaio, or Sailors' Biscuits, as well as olive oil, tuna, Taggiasca olives, capers, anchovies, garlic, boiled eggs, and tomatoes. Next, walk towards Camogli and stop in a small farm. Learn about local agricultural practices, and sample the delicious honey produced here. Upon reaching Camogli, savor two fresh pasta dishes, Pesto Trofie and Pansoti in Walnut Sauce. Delight in the perfect combination of the twisted, spiral pasta trofie with the pes...
You will meet with the local producer at a meeting point which boasts breathtaking views, from where you will walk through unspoiled nature to reach your tour location. You will visit the remains of the old mill, from where you will begin your experience. Your local producer will begin to accompany you on an educational journey of the products, starting from the raw material and ranging through to the finished product. You will eventually conclude with a tasting of three olive oils from three different parts of Liguria (one of which is from its production), including two different types of Taggiasca olives and three different types of honey. All of these tastings will be accompanied by an aperitif and local products, such as focaccia.
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The experience is well organized with a transfer to a panoramic point, the walk and lunch were delicious, like our Guide! The return by ferry is also beautiful!